BUCKSPORT (AP) — Two Maine friars say they are closing down their iconic bakery to open up a brewery.
The Bangor Daily News reports Friar’s Bakehouse in Bangor will close Friday after more than 18 years. Franciscan Brothers Donald Paul and Kenneth Leo say they plan to open their new venture, the Friar’s Brewhouse Tap Room, this month.
In 2012, 20 young children and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
Amid calls for stricter gun control, the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre managed to shift the debate by introducing a concept that seemed designed to generate outrage: Have an armed security guard present in every school in America.
BRUNSWICK — The 2018 Atlantic Federal Credit Union College Scholarship Program is underway. The scholarship opportunities are open to members who are graduating high school this spring. A total of $15,000 will be awarded to high school seniors with plans for continuing education.
BELFAST (AP) — Police have arrested a Maine woman who posted a video of herself target shooting while listing city officials by name and describing them as “my target.”
THORNDIKE (AP) — Police say a student has released an aerosol self-defense spray in school, causing an evacuation.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Another three people have died from the flu in Maine, bringing the season’s total to 55. But there are also signs that the worst of the season is over.
ROCKPORT (AP) — The Maine Fishermen’s Forum is bringing one of the state’s most important industries together in Rockport for the next three days.
The forum begins on Thursday at the Samoset Resort and continues until Saturday. The event includes a trade show, seminars, a Friday night fish dinner and a Saturday banquet and dance.
ORONO (AP) — Officials say students and staff escaped unharmed from a Maine high school bus that caught fire leaving the University of Maine.
PORTLAND (AP) — The owners of two Maine inns will file for bankruptcy to avoid looming foreclosures.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine legislative leaders differ about what to do, if anything, with a projected $128.5 million surplus this year.
Bath's future will take center stage on Saturday.
That's when Main Street Bath is hosting a public forum — Downtown Tomorrow — to get feedback from the community about the future of the city, as well as the organization. The forum will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Winter Street Center, located at 880 Washington St.
Caucus season is upon us.
Maine Democrats will be caucusing in towns across the state on Sunday, with gatherings for Republicans, Independent Greens and Libertarians also slated in the coming weeks.
Richmond selectmen have decided to wait on a pair of technology-related upgrades.
GEORGETOWN — The search for a new school superintendent at Alternative Organizational Structure 98 continues. Community forums have been held in the four AOS 98 districts: Georgetown, Boothbay, Edgecomb and Southport.
Maine lawmakers will soon debate three bills aimed at preventing gun violence in the wake of a mass shooting at a high school in Florida.
Former neighbors of a couple accused of fatally beating a 10-year-old girl said they heard abuse months ago and reported it to police and the state health and human services’ officials.
Julio and Sharon Carrillo, of Stockton Springs, were each ordered held Wednesday on $500,000 cash bail during their first court appearance after their arrests.